Origin of pasta
Examples from the Web for pasta
At which point Barry orders the pasta in meat sauce, followed up by Tiramisu.
To encourage the consumption of unlimited calories from fruit and cooked carbohydrates such as potatoes, rice, pasta.Why the ‘30 Bananas a Day Diet’ Is Monkey Business|Abby Haglage|January 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Imagine getting boxes of pasta and sauce, bags of rice, and sacks of beans, even items like coconut oil and baking flour.3 Easy Ways To Make Fresh, Healthy Food A Regular Part Of Your Life|Ari Meisel|December 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They can be set off by steam from a boiling pot of pasta or by heat rising from an open oven door, causing, well, alarm.
In the meantime other Italian pasta makers found an opportunity for some creative reverse marketing.
Mrs. Montgomery Floyd was enthusiastically fond of music, and very proud of her intimate friendship with Pasta.Henrietta Temple|Benjamin Disraeli
Pasta epilatoria, L. Several preparations of this character are noticed at pages 552-3.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Upon the second night Pasta did not come to hear her new rival.Garcia the Centenarian And His Times|M. Sterling Mackinlay
Dip them into a pasta marinate (No. 17), and fry them a golden brown.The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:|Mrs. W. G. Waters
Pasta, at the end of the first act, declared the new opera a fiasco.Great Singers, Second Series|George T. Ferris
British Dictionary definitions for pasta
Word Origin for pasta
Word Origin and History for pasta
1874, from Italian pasta, from Late Latin pasta "dough, pastry cake, paste," from Greek pasta "barley porridge," probably originally "a salted mess of food," from neuter plural of pastos (adj.) "sprinkled, salted," from passein "to sprinkle," from PIE root *kwet- "to shake" (see quash).